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As someone who has personally experienced hormonal issues, I know first hand the impact it can have on the body as a whole and modern living is a constant balancing act to keep them in check. For me my skin responds with melasma, for others it might be acne, spots, rosacea, dry skin, sensitive skin, […]

Wellness

Hormones & Skin

I don’t think there is one of us who wouldn’t say yes to smoother, plumper radiant skin, micro-needling has become one of the latest most popular methods to achieve anti ageing results. I know it sounds scary, but don’t be put off let me explain how it works and why it might be just the […]

Beauty

Micro needling – Done right

I am never shy in sharing my love for facial cleansing, I should say “correct facial cleansing” and the fact Im a fan of having more than one cleanser, not just for double cleansing but to tailor your homecare routine through the month, seasons and year.  I am also a fan of quality, natural ingredients […]

Beauty

Tried & Tested – Rituals, Naturally advanced cleansers

Whenever Im asked whats the best cleanser for my skin? its not quite such a simple answer, heres why…..  As a skincare expert cleansing is something I am passionate about, its the first product I use within a facial no matter if the face in front of me has makeup on or not, and its […]

Skinspiration

Cleansing… The low down

  After a good workout, be that run in the park, a weights session in the gym or power yoga class, there is nothing better than jumping in the bath or shower to freshen up & relax tired muscles. The ideal would actually be to jump in a cold shower first to help prevent any […]

Wellness

My post workout body essentials

Technology in facials to boost results is something that has been used for decades, I find some of these methods come in and out of vogue but now more than ever a combined of product and machines is the way forward, especially with more and more people wanting to age well but steer clear from […]

Skinspiration

Micro-current facials what are they?

When I first started my training many moons ago, the word facialist did not exist. Now, in 2017, it seems widely accepted that a therapist specialising in skin care is a recognised profession (and rightly so!) As the skin is the largest organ in the body, a trained therapist will have studied the body as […]

Skinspiration

Why facialists do it better… just saying

  Having long been a fan of Vitamin C and Vitamin A in skincare for a more advanced approach to skin rejuvenation I was excited to have a play with the new Skin Doctors Potent Vit C. and Vit A Ampoules. I was sent both serums to try, they can obviously be used individually however using an antioxidant such […]

Beauty

Tried & Tested – Skin Doctors Potent Vitamin Ampoules

  This is a post I wrote last year but have had so many questions around retinol I thought I would repost it to help you out.   Retinol is a skincare ingredient you may have heard of and its one of those you may be a little scared of with numerous horror stories. Well […]

Skinspiration

Skincare A – Z … Vitamin A (Retinol)

  There is a swathe of skincare products with activated charcoal in but what exactly are its benefits other than providing the perfect insta photo!? What is activated charcoal? It’s almost identical to normal charcoal but active charcoal has been created for the sole purpose of health benefit. Normal charcoal is treated with oxygen to […]

Skinspiration

Activated Charcoal is it really good for the skin?

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